Linux Magazine: Driver Incompatibility

“I fancy myself a Linux expert. I was a Unix system
administrator before Linux existed, and these days, I run Linux on
four servers and four desktops in my home office.

“But, even so, there are things that I haven’t been able to do.
The one that bugs me the most is my inability to get Wi-Fi
networking working on my Centrino-enabled Toshiba laptop. I know my
way around hardware. I know my way around networking. I know my way
around Linux. And, despite all that, I can’t get a perfectly
ordinary Wi-Fi chipset to work with Linux…”